It Takes a Village

It takes more than one person or team to realize a successful music career. That’s why Eleven partners with other music resources when and where it makes sense.

Between The Waves Conference and Festival provides musicians the knowledge to pursue, the expertise to implement, and the tools to guide their journey toward earning a living making music and have a good time doing it.

As the Midwest’s premier event geared toward independent musicians and anyone interested in music creation, collaboration, performance, production, distribution, publishing, or licensing, Between The Waves Conference and Festival brings together musicians, educators, and music industry leaders for an immersive experience built on inspiration, instruction, networking, and support.

The Monona East Side Business Alliance is a 501(c)6 private, not for profit, business collective comprised of approximately 400 businesses, civic organizations, and educational institutions. Our mission is to promote and foster an environment that attracts, supports and retains private-sector jobs, spurs economic vitality and enables quality educational opportunities for the area while always promoting and encouraging engagement with our members.

Headquartered in Madison, Stacktrace Music LLC provides mobile DJ services for a variety of events across Wisconsin. Whether you’re a bride planning a wedding or a food and beverage director at a banquet hall, we can bring your event to life with music. We bring extensive experience and professionalism to every event and customize our services to your individual needs and concerns.

Nick Venturella brands, including Nick Venturella Music and GrowLoop, are creative solutions to help you present the best version of yourself.

Octave Media is a digital marketing agency that helps musical instrument, pro audio and event technology retailers and brands focus on and develop better relationships with their customers.

Behind the Backline is the podcast where we dig into the stories behind our favorite backline gear and talk with professionals in the musical instrument, pro audio and event technology industry.

Brix Coworking is a collaborative workspace for creative entrepreneurs to succeed. Located in downtown Madison on the Capitol Square, it’s the perfect location for freelancers, remote workers, entrepreneurs and musicians to connect, grow and play.

New in 2019, Brix Events is a meeting and events venue with a view! With 4 different spaces to choose from that overlook the Capitol and State Street, it’s easy to host your next meeting or hold a workshop or presentation in a modern setting.

Be Who You Are: A Song For My Children is a book by Jimmy Brandmeier. Brandmeier’s deep-rooted music industry experience combined, with his passion for guiding students in music and life, make him a different, and inspiring teacher. His credo is simple, empowering and rare; be who you are—inside and out—no matter what, no matter how far!

Brandmeier has early beginnings as a highly talented musician. He’s worked with artists ranging from Jason Mraz, Avril Lavigne, Joss Stone, Dave Mathews and Sara McLachlan to Eric Clapton, Wynonna Judd, Carole King, Carlos Santana, Brian Wilson and Burt Bacharach. Along the way he has created an army chest of connections and networks.

GigDog is an Entertainment/Promotion company that uses a streaming internet radio station to only play music of bands scheduled to perform in the local area within the next few weeks. This is an excellent way for unknown or up-and-coming bands to gain a following and build awareness, at the same time giving music lovers access to music being played in local venues that they will be able to support.